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Paper published

The Silver fir genome paper is published!

The paper about our community-generated reference genome of Abies alba was released in the July issue of G3. Also check the WSL news here.


Project Summary

The Silver Fir Genome Project aims to establish genomic resources for Abies alba (European Silver Fir). In association with the AForGeN working group, this project aims to follow the successful model of the PineRefSeq project. From funding to comparative analysis, this project is open to collaboration from any field, any institution, and any country.

NameInstitutionContribution Amount
Bruno FadyINRA, Mediterranean Forest Ecology Unit, Avignon, France€5,000
Matthias FladungJohann Heinrich von Thünen Institute, Braunschweig, Germany€10,000
Barbara FussiBavarian Office for Forest Seeding and Planting, Teisendorf, Germany€5,000
Dusan GomoryTechnical University in Zvolen, Fac Forestry, Zvolen, Slovakia€5,000
Delphine GrivetINIA. Forest Research Centre, Madrid, Spain€5,000
Felix GugerliWSL Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research, Switzerland€20,000
Ole Kim HansenUniversity of Copenhagen, Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management, Copenhagen, Denmark€10,000
Berthold HeinzeFederal Research and Training Centre for Forests, Natural Hazards and Landscape, Austria (BFW)€10,000
Mária HöhnSzent István University, Budapest, Hungary€5,000
Zeki KayaMiddle East Technical University, Department of Biological Sciences, Ankara, Turkey€5,000
Konstantin (Kostya) KrutovskyGeorg August Universitat Göttingen, Department of Forest Genetics and Forest Tree Breeding, Göttingen, Niedersachsen, Germany€5,000
Sascha LiepeltPhilipps-Universitat Marburg, Faculty of Biology, Germany€5,000
Stephane LobreauxUniversité Grenoble Alpes, Grenoble, France€5,000
Giovanni VendraminInstitute of BioSciences and BioResources, Division of Florence, National Research Council, Florence, Italy€10,000
Marjana WestergrenSlovenian Forestry Institute, Department of Forest Physiology and Genetics (FIGE), Slovenia€6,500